NTT DATA, part of the NTT Group, is an innovative global IT and business services company headquartered in Tokyo. The company supports clients in their transformation process through consulting, industry solutions, business process services, digital and IT modernisation and managed services. NTT DATA enables them and society as a whole, to move confidently into the digital future. The company demonstrates its commitment to the long-term success of its clients by combining global reach with local focus to work with them in over 50 countries around the world.

22 billion USD in total revenue and 139.000 + employees worldwide


Swen Rehders is Managing Director of NTT DATA Deutschland GmbH. As Chief Sales Officer he is also responsible for Business Development and Strategic Alliances in the DACH-region.


He takes care of the continuous development of services for NTT DATA clients and strives for an outstanding customer satisfaction. Thanks to his excellent network, he drives clients' complex transformation projects to success. He is convinced, that the future is not created by the linear extension of the past. The future is created by the permanent readiness for transformation. Therefore, he is working on the consistent expansion of the NTT DATA ecosystem with strategic partners.

Born in Hamburg, Swen loves the sea, plays golf in his spare time and likes currywurst. His credo is Passion for Success. He is committed both to the growth of the company and with great empathy for his colleagues.

Swen has more than 35 years of experience in the IT sector and has held various management positions at IBM, EDS (now DXC), Siemens IT Solutions & Services and Atos. In 2015, Swen took over as Chairman of the Executive Board of NTT DATA Deutschland GmbH. In addition to his CEO role, he led the NTT DATA EMEA organization first as Deputy, then as Acting CEO until 2020